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Biographical Sketch of Edward C. McKay

McKay, Edward C.; real estate broken; born, Cleveland, Nov. 19, 1876; son of George A. and Margaret Adam Creech McKay; educated, Grammar and Central High School; married, Plainfield,┬áN. J., June 20, 1905, Louise Patten; two daughters, Margaret and Louise; business record, chief clerk Cleveland Chamber of Commerce, and American Trust Co.; also Pittsburg Steamship Co., and Cleveland office of Carnegie Steel Co., and United States Steel Corporation; sec’y and treas. The Ohio Rubber Co.; pres. The Bodifield Belting Co.; real estate operator; member Cleveland Gatling Gun Battery, and The Cleveland Naval Reserves; member Cleveland Real Estate Board, Loyal Legion, Chamber of Commerce, Union, Athletic, Euclid and Tippecanoe...

Biography of John Edward Stewart

The business world of New England and the manufacturing stationers’ trade suffered an irretrievable loss in the passing of one of Springfield’s most substantial citizens, John Edward Stewart, president of the printing company which bears his name, a veteran officer of the Civil War, prominent Grand Army man and highly esteemed throughout the community for his personal worth and by his business connections for his high sense of honor and unimpeachable integrity. The city of his adoption and scene of his successful labors could ill afford to part with such a forceful character, loyal friend and kindly neighbor, who was in the best sense of the term a constructive element in the body politic. Mr. Stewart was blessed with an ancient and honorable ancestry, the surname Stewart being one of the oldest and most distinguished in Scottish and English history. Its members in all generations have been among the builders of the States where they have resided, contributing in valued measure to the economic, moral, social, and political foundations of England, Scotland and the United States, to which latter country pioneering representatives of the family came at a very early date. The Stewart line is traced to the time of Cromwell, to a branch of the family as ancient as the Clan Stewart of Scottish history. At the time of the Protectorate a branch of the family in the direct line was represented by Adam Stewart, then living in the North of Ireland, who was born in Londonderry, Ireland, in 1756, of Scotch parents, and came to Pennsylvania in 1776, and by his grandson, Theodore Stewart. who removed to...

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